The United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America represents more than a half-million men and women

who provide the construction industry with productive, competitive, and expert work on a daily basis.

We equip our professional craftsmen with the elite skills that are demanded in today’s construction industry.

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A Dedication to Training Excellence...

UBC training is the hallmark of our union. Apprentices typically complete four years of study in theory, tools, installation procedures and safety measures before becoming journeymen. We also provide career-long skill upgrade training in both technical and leadership development.

Louisiana Earns State's First Pre-Apprenticehip Program

ICRA: Best Practices in Healthcare Construction

ENERGY: UBC Shines at Training

Custom Courses Meet Industry's Fast-Changing Needs

Green Building Industry Recognizes UBC Training

Click on the CITF link, at left, to learn more about our training. Take a virtual tour of our one-million-square-foot training campus, read about our custom curriculum development, find a regional training center, and more!

...Pays Off with Superior Performance

A UBC carpenter or millwright understands that he or she is expected to be productive every day with safe, productive, accurate work. Our professionals deliver on that reputation, so that UBC customers remain competitive and profitable.

Southern Carpenters and Millwrights Help Turk Power Plant Earn National Recognition

Floorcoverers Produce Gold-Medal Work at Winter Olympics

Millwrights Problem-Solve Under Extreme Conditions

NYC Carpenters Tackle Enormous Hudson Yards Project

Wisconsin Carpenters Drive Expansion of 31- Mile Highway

UBC Members Keep North Dakota Power Plant Humming

California Pile Drivers Keep Mission Bay on Solid Footing